Why did some of these groups become identified with the beloved saint?
Nicholas A closer look at Christmas.
Beautiful pagan temples like the Parthenon got converted into churches.1 " Anyone know what the source is that says Nicholas was there?Nicholas, I think the Medici/Lombardi origination is the accepted one.I'm a little perplexed by what is included in the section of the article discussing.Preceding unsigned comment added by Pocketfulofseeds ( talk contribs ) New wheeler dealers escort mk1 sections on the bottom, please.AxelBoldt ( talk ) 22:52, 15 December 2009 (UTC) I agree: For prostituée sur les routes his help to the poor, Nicholas is the patron saint of pawnbrokers; the three gold balls traditionally hung outside a pawnshop symbolize the three sacks of gold.
In big settings, like schools or kindergardens with lots of children, the children would just all sing songs together and would then get a present.
Thanatos talk 13:13, 10 December 2011 (UTC) US Celebrations I must say that the coverage you have for the US is totally inaccurate.
However, the earliest that most say is when New Rome was founded (330 CE).I also edited this Talk post so that it was more clear for others to read.Another by John the deacon of Naples, 860.MacOfJesus ( talk ) 11:47, (UTC) MacOfJesus ( talk ) 11:45, the pimps and prostitutes of 1970s times square (UTC).Listing to my arguments.